The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
It’s OK to splurge when…
New York Times financial blogger Carl Richards lays out some guidelines on when it make sense to be frugal in making a purchase, and when there’s an argument for splurging.
Stuff you’re paying too much for
Glasses, hotels, laptops and bank fees all make the list, according to this blog post.
Shopping for happiness
Suggestions on how to spend money to maximize happiness.
Warren Buffett, portfolio killer
A contrarian take on some of the wisdom dispensed by Buffett, who has maintained a position as one of the investing world’s good guys through both up and down markets.